News articles about Act TravelWise and sustainable transport initiatives along with published news in the press are published here. Members also regularly submit news items covering initiatives at their organisation.

 

EPOMM - the European Platform on Mobility Management - has released its September 2018 e-update on the topic of 'The importance of Mobility Management for ports, islands and tourist destinations'. It addresses research, case studies, initiatives and strategies specifically relating to the the needs and requirements of visitors, port authorities, transport operators and freight operators.

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Commissioned by Glasgow City Council in 2018, the new Glasgow Cycle Map has been designed by Pindar Creative to appeal to local residents and the many visitors that Glasgow attracts each year. Its launch coincided with the European Championships held in Glasgow in August 2018 with the hope that the event would see an uplift in cycling locally.

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On Saturday 18 August 2018, Liftshare celebrated its second decade as a business as we turned 20 years old! It all began when, as a student, Liftshare CEO Ali Clabburn needed a low-cost way to get home to Norfolk from University of Bristol for Christmas. He posted a request for a lift back to Norfolk on the student notice board, and the next day he had three lift offers! In 1998, Liftshare was born!

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Professionals working in the transport and health sectors can work more closely with one another to improve health outcomes in the UK, the Urban Transport Group has said today. The statement comes as the Urban Transport Group unveils its new ‘Health and Wellbeing Hub’. The hub provides a digital, one stop shop, which brings together a wide range of resources that health and transport professionals need to understand one another, and to work more effectively together.

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